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Soft Robotics from Liquid Metals
From The Eponymous Pickle

Soft Robotics from Liquid Metals

Been intrigued by 'soft robotics' that can change shapes    Here new work out of U of Sussex, that can transform.    Applications?   Programmable materials in changeable...

Apple and GE Join for Industrial Mobile IOS
From The Eponymous Pickle

Apple and GE Join for Industrial Mobile IOS

Apple isn't known for industrial, so this is an interesting spin.   Note also the predictive spin using I assume machine learning.  Much more about the work atApple...

Amazon Show vs Google YouTube
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Show vs Google YouTube

Brought to my attention weeks ago.  Just because they are in competition with assistants?  Or is it some technical aspect of how marketing value is shared in Youtube...

MareNostrum Supercomputer to contribute 475 million core hours to European Research
From insideHPC

MareNostrum Supercomputer to contribute 475 million core hours to European Research

Today the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre announced plans to allocate 475 million core hours of its supercomputer MareNostrum to 17 research projects as part of...

HPC I/O for Computational Scientists
From insideHPC

HPC I/O for Computational Scientists

Phil Carns from Argonne gave this talk at the 2017 Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing. "Darshan is a scalable HPC I/O characterization tool. It...

IoT Cybersecurity: What's Plan B?
From Schneier on Security

IoT Cybersecurity: What's Plan B?

In August, four US Senators introduced a bill designed to improve Internet of Things (IoT) security. The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017 is a modest piece...

How Manufacturing will Leap Forward with Exascale Computing
From insideHPC

How Manufacturing will Leap Forward with Exascale Computing

In this special guest feature, Jeremy Thomas from Lawrence Livermore National Lab writes that exascale computing will be a vital boost to the U.S. manufacturing...

1000x Faster Deep-Learning at Petascale Using Intel Xeon Phi Processors
From insideHPC

1000x Faster Deep-Learning at Petascale Using Intel Xeon Phi Processors

A cumulative effort over several years to scale the training of deep-learning neural networks has resulted in the first demonstration of petascale deep-learning...

Am I Doing It All Wrong?
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Am I Doing It All Wrong?

My programming students are learning about methods. Functions, subroutines, what ever you want to call them they are important. Coming up with examples for demos...

Innovate through service design – Experientia and Intesa Sanpaolo for “Torino Design of the City”
From Putting People First

Innovate through service design – Experientia and Intesa Sanpaolo for “Torino Design of the City”

by Erin O’Loughlin – Photos: Naz Kazazoglu In Turin, you only need to tell your taxi driver “Take me to the skyscraper” to end up at the impressive Innovation Center...

Intel to Ship Neural Network Processor by end of year
From insideHPC

Intel to Ship Neural Network Processor by end of year

Intel's Naveen Rao writes that Intel will soon be shipping the world’s first family of processors designed from the ground up for artificial intelligence. As announced...

Amazon, Microsoft and Healthcare
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon, Microsoft and Healthcare

Will it be head to head or collaborative?  Microsoft  has already said they were collaborating with Alexa systems in their recent meeting.  Future health systems...

Intelligent Workflow Drones
From The Eponymous Pickle

Intelligent Workflow Drones

Logical, first I had seen this stated this way. But then anything that does work to perform useful tasks or gather data should ideally be integrated into a workflow...

Algorithms teaching Algorithms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Algorithms teaching Algorithms

The ultimate AI play has devices teaching each other in context.AI Algorithms Are Starting to Teach AI AlgorithmsAutomating machine learning will make the technology...

ESnet’s Science DMZ Could Help Transfer and Protect Medical Research Data
From insideHPC

ESnet’s Science DMZ Could Help Transfer and Protect Medical Research Data

The Science DMZ architecture developed for moving large data sets quick and securely could be adapted to meet the needs of the medical research community. "Like...

Call for Contributions: PEARC18 in Pittsburgh
From insideHPC

Call for Contributions: PEARC18 in Pittsburgh

The PEARC18 Conference has issued its Call for Contributions. The conference takes place June 22-27 in Pittsburgh. "The Practice & Experience in Advanced Research...

Jesús Labarta from BSC to receive Ken Kennedy Award
From insideHPC

Jesús Labarta from BSC to receive Ken Kennedy Award

Today ACM and IEEE Computer Society named Jesús Labarta of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center as the recipient of the 2017 ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award. Labarta...

Video: The AI Initiative at NIST
From insideHPC

Video: The AI Initiative at NIST

Michael Garris from NIST gave this talk at the HPC User Forum. "AI-enabled systems are beginning to revolutionize fields such as commerce, healthcare, transportation...

OpenSFS Announces Maintenance Release 2.10.1 for Lustre
From insideHPC

OpenSFS Announces Maintenance Release 2.10.1 for Lustre

OpenSFS today announced the first Long Term Support (LTS) maintenance release of Lustre 2.10.1. "This latest advance, in effect, fulfills a commitment made by Intel...

Security Flaw in Infineon Smart Cards and TPMs
From Schneier on Security

Security Flaw in Infineon Smart Cards and TPMs

A security flaw in Infineon smart cards and TPMs allows an attacker to recover private keys from the public keys. Basically, the key generation algorithm sometimes...
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